Agent Name

Butocarboxim

CAS Number

34681-10-2

Formula

C7-H14-N2-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Butocarboxime; 2-Methylthio-O-(N-methylcarbamoyl)-butanonoxim-3 [German]; 3-(Methylthio)-2-butanone O-((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime; 3-(Methylthio)-2-butanone O-(methylcarbamoyl)oxime; 3-(Methylthio)-O-((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime-2-butanone; 3-(Methylthio)butanone O-methylcarbamoyloxime; Afiline; Butocarboxim [German]; Butocarboxime [ISO-French]; CO 755; Drawin 755; 2-Butanone, 3-(methylthio)-, O-(N-methylcarbamoyl)oxime; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Pale brown liquid (technical product); (E)- isomer: mp = 37 deg C; (Z)- isomer: liquid at room temperature; [HSDB] Nearly colorless liquid (partially crystallized); mp = 34-37 deg C; [INCHEM JMPR] Colorless solid; mp = 32-37 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic insecticide for sucking insects in citrus, cotton, vegetables, fruit trees, and ornamentals; [HSDB] Also provides good secondary control of mites; Used in some European countries, Israel, and Taiwan (as of 1983); [INCHEM JMPR]

Comments

A mild skin and moderate eye irritant; No effects observed on fertility, growth rate, or mortality and no evidence of carcinogenicity or mutagenicity in two year feeding study with rats at highest dose (300 mg/kg diet); [HSDB] An eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ESIS]

Restricted

Cancelled--no longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.95E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,000 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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